Dorchester Ave.

A woman who was victimized by a thief who stole her purse and her car this afternoon as she worked in a Dorchester Avenue restaurant has appealed to the public for help as Boston Police seek to find her stolen vehicle and identify the suspect. The... Read more
The corner of Dorchester Avenue and East Cottage Street would be transformed in a new mixed-use building on what is now the Tom English bar and Dorchester Market site, developers told the Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association’s planning committee on... Read more
Update- Feb. 2— : Sadly, Boston Police tell the Reporter that Mr. Carson was discovered at a home in Roxbury and is deceased. His obituary appears in today's Boston Globe. Boston Police are asking for the public's help to find a Dorchester man who was... Read more
The owner of a Dorchester-based construction firm hopes to demolish his existing office building near Peabody Square and replace it with a five-story mixed-use complex with 20 apartments. The initial plans for the project, which will trigger a review... Read more
A person was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash on Dorchester Avenue on Tuesday evening, police said. Officers were called for a pedestrian struck around 7:02 p.m. in the area of 1855 Dorchester Ave., said BPD spokesman Officer Stephen McNulty.... Read more
The Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association this week considered a number of small development proposals and began to tackle in earnest how best to leverage the existing Columbia Point Master Plan in the face of major developments on the peninsula.... Read more
Over five generations, the Russell family built landing crafts to storm the beaches in World War II and hydrogen tanks for the space program. Richard Russell even engineered and supervised the construction of the foundation of one of Boston’s most iconic... Read more
Dorchester architects Eric Robinson and Kevin Deabler have become practiced hands at designing developments suited for a neighborhood bursting with growth, their work today a far cry from the small-scale projects that first integrated them into their... Read more
Editor's Note: A BRA-sponsored public meeting on the DOT Block proposal will be held tonight (Feb. 23) from 6-8 p.m. at the Paul R. McLaughlin Youth Center, 1135 Dorchester Ave. Contact Gary Uter, BRA project manager at 617-918-4457 or Gary.Uter@Boston.... Read more
A Dorchester Avenue grocery store and its owner will pay more than $100,000 in restitution and fines for underpaying employees. Truong-Thinh Market, Inc. and its president, Joseph Pham, have agreed to pay more than $84,000 in restitution to workers and... Read more


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